Press Releases

Media Contact:
Sharon Oddy
Head of Marketing and Corporate Communications
+1 732 699-5130
soddy@iconectiv.com

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UK Broadband Service Providers: Are You Ready for a New Switching Process?

iconectiv’s David Wilson will discuss how UK broadband service providers can prepare for the upcoming "One Touch Switch" deadline at the UKWISPA Members Meeting, addressing challenges and offering insights. His session will cover certification of Managed Access Providers, readiness factors, adherence to standards and best practices.
Mar 20, 2024
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iconectiv Recognized for Its Commitment to Simplifying Network Planning and Operational Efficiencies Across Telecom Ecosystem, and Its Support for Streamlining 5G Network Deployments

iconectiv's TruOps Common Language platform received six Merit Awards for Telecom and Wireless, recognizing its role in seamless interconnection among service providers and highlighting iconectiv's commitment to operational efficiency in the evolving 5G services landscape.
Feb 23, 2024
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With Digital Identity and Fraud Set to Take Center Stage at Mobile World Congress 2024, The Mobile Phone Number is Having its Moment

Acting as a versatile conduit for communication, phone numbers offer convenience for consumers and reliable data for businesses. iconectiv's digital identity portfolio at MWC Barcelona 2024 aims to provide dynamic intelligence for customer categorization, reduced friction and improved security.
Feb 15, 2024
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iconectiv Enhances Operational Efficiency, Simplifies Network Planning for Communications Service Providers and Telecom Infrastructure Owners and Operators

iconectiv enhances its TruOps Common Language platform by introducing a mobile app and network view feature aimed to support Communications Service Providers (CSPs) optimize operations, implementing new technologies like 5G and ensuring efficient network infrastructure management.
Feb 8, 2024
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Video: Navigating the Opportunities of Communications Infrastructure in the 5G Era

Abe Nejad, Network Media Group Publisher, hosts a webinar on the 5G ecosystem, including the dynamic shifts, the impact on traditional infrastructure and neutral host networking. iconectiv’s Director, Jon Herttua, joins other industry experts to discuss their perspectives.
Dec 19, 2023
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iconectiv Toll-Free Numbering Experts Appointed as North American Numbering Council (NANC) Representatives

iconectiv's Mike Gilbert and John Malyar have been selected by the FCC to serve on the North American Numbering Council (NANC), focusing on toll-free numbering matters, until September 2025.
Oct 10, 2023
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Industry Experts Convene to Examine Call Authentication for a Safer Voice Channel

iconectiv's Executive Vice President of Business Development, Michael O'Brien, will be participating in a panel of industry specialists at Hiya’s State of the Call Summit. Together, they will delve into call authentication, highlighting its role in revitalizing confidence within the realm of voice calls.
Oct 5, 2023

In the news

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Telecom Reseller: Fraudsters target personal phone numbers as iconectiv helps enterprises and others protect their brands

iconectiv’s Executive Vice President, Corporate Business Development, Michael O’Brien, joins Doug Green at Telecom Reseller Podcast to discuss the challenges and opportunities of keeping things secure as your phone number becomes a target.
Feb 20, 2024
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Fox 26 Houston: Record $23 billion expected to be bet on Super Bowl

Chris Drake, SVP at iconectiv, joins Heather Sullivan at Fox 26 Houston to discuss Super Bowl scams.
Feb 8, 2024
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CBS News Los Angeles, The Rundown: Avoiding Super Bowl Fraud and Scams

Chris Drake, SVP at iconectiv, joins Juan Fernandez for CBS News Los Angeles, The Rundown to discuss Super Bowl scams.
Jan 23, 2024
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Telecom Reseller: What the FCC is doing to protect your phone number from scammers who want to hijack it

In part two of this podcast, iconectiv’s Senior Vice President, Corporate and Business Development, Chris Drake, joins Doug Green at Telecom Reseller Podcast to continue discussing the FCC's actions against phone number hijacking and the safety measures carriers must follow.
Jan 5, 2024
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TechRound: Meet Peter Ford, Executive Vice President, Information Solutions Business

Peter Ford, iconectiv's Executive Vice President of Information Solutions Business, joins TechRound for an interview as they explore cross border communication and future plans for iconectiv.
Dec 27, 2023
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Telecom Reseller: What the FCC is doing to protect your phone number from scammers

In this podcast, iconectiv’s Senior Vice President, Corporate and Business Development, Chris Drake, joins Doug Green on the Telecom Reseller Podcast to discuss the FCC's actions against phone number hijacking and the safety measures carriers must follow.
Dec 20, 2023
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How to protect yourself from fraud this holiday season

Alberto Apablaza, iconectiv’s Director of Account Manager, joins Telemundo Los Angeles to discuss identifying and stopping holiday delivery scams.
Dec 4, 2023

Events

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International Telecoms Week (ITW) 2024

Join iconectiv’s Senior Account Director, Mike Gilbert, at International Telecoms Week 2024 on May 14-16, 2024, in National Harbor, Maryland, to connect with industry leaders and discuss global connectivity.
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Securing the Digital Frontier: Navigating Challenges and Best Practices in Digital Identity Verification

iconectiv’s Michael O'Brien will take part in a VanillaPlus webinar on April 23, 2024, at 10 am ET to explore safeguarding phone numbers as a crucial digital identity signal in commerce and communication, addressing authentication and verification challenges in mobile communications.
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CFCA’s Spring Educational 2024

Carolyn Knight, iconectiv’s Senior Account Manager, will attend CFCA’s Spring Educational 2024 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from April 23-25, 2024.
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Common Interest Group on Routing and Rating April 2024

iconectiv will host the second Common Interest Group on Rating and Routing (CIGRR) work session of the year from April 23-25, 2024, in Savannah, Georgia.
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Cloud Connections 2024

Join iconectiv’s Senior Account Director, Mike Gilbert, EVP Corporate Business Development, Michael O’Brien, and Director of Product Management, Bob Grant, as they attend Cloud Connections 2024 on April 17-19, 2024, in St. Petersburg, Florida.
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CCA’s 2024 Mobile Carriers Show

Theresa Feil Sumpter, iconectiv’s Senior Director, will attend CCA’s 2024 Mobile Carriers Show in Palm Springs, California, from April 16-18, 2024.
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UK WISPA Spring 2024 Members Meeting

David Wilson, iconectiv’s Vice President of Global Sales, will be speaking at the UK WISPA Spring 2024 Members Meeting in Birmingham, UK, held from March 20-21, 2024.

Speaking Engagements

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SIPNOC 2023

Chris Drake, iconectiv’s SVP of Corporate and Business Development, and Bob Grant, iconectiv’s Principal Product Manager, are speaking SIPNOC 2023, which will be held September 12-13, 2023 in Herndon, VA. Their sessions include: “The Future of End to End Branded Calling Using Authentication" and "Cross-Border Authentication."
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MEF Connects: The Future of Fraud Prevention

Join iconectiv’s Don Holloway, VP of Information Solutions, on September 5 as he sits down with other industry leaders at MEF CONNECTS: The Future of Fraud Prevention in London, United Kingdom.
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Telco Transformation LATAM

As a platinum sponsor, four members from iconectiv’s team will attend CONECTA LATAM's Telco Transformation LATAM, including Alberto Apablaza, Director of Account Manager, who will be speaking on August 30th. The two-day conference that will bring together industry experts to discuss the impact of 5G and AI.
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NMG: Towers, Neutral Hosts and Data Centers Session with iconectiv

In this discussion, iconectiv’s Senior Director, John Hayes, and The Network Media Group’s Publisher, Abe Nejad, discuss neutral hosts, data centers and their role in Telco and 5G rollout with other industry experts.
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MEF Leadership Forum + MEET UP

Hosted by MEF and the Canadian Telecommunications Association, the MEF Leadership Forum is being held on July 18 in Toronto, Canada. Matt Lear, iconectiv’s Senior Director of Product Management, joins as a panelist, discussing "One Medium, Many Paths: Differentiating Shortcode, Toll Free + 10 DLC."
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Are We Ready for a Universal Registry of Known Telephone Numbers?

Join iconectiv’s Chris Drake, Senior Vice President - Corporate and Business Development, on June 12 when he moderates the “Are We Ready for a Universal Registry of Known Telephone Numbers?” webinar panel at KYC Summit 2023.
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NUMBER PORTABILITY, TELEPHONY: Update and Challenges

Join iconectiv’s Alberto Apablaza, LATAM Account Director, on May 17 as he hosts the NUMBER PORTABILITY, TELEPHONY: Update and Challenges session at Internet Day 2023 in Argentina.